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Current Experience

  • Translational Medicine Living Lab Manager
    Since February 2015
    Creation of a community of enterprises, clinics and research institutes able to develop joint actions towards product/process innovation; results dissemination; setting up of explorative experimental campaign.

  • Project Manager
    Since August 2014
    Project Management and Coordination: Concept development, account managing, background research, proposal writing up and budget reporting for diverse types of projects

Past Experience

  • Consultant
    December 2014 --- February 2015
    Under the supervision of the Field Central Review Board, Reference Verification Unit (RVU) and Education Grant Unit in the United Nations General Service Centre, to support Reference Verification Unit, with frequent interaction with the Recruitment Unit of Department of Field Support in New York, in the performance of the following duties: verify the employment and educational history of candidates; interact frequently with candidates via telephone and email in order to confirm Personal History Profile (PHP) information, when required, and/or request educational degrees/displomas; interact frequently via telephone and email with employers and universities in order to validate the information on candidates' PHP; electronically store documents in the RVU dB. Maintain RVU files; Digitalization of Educational Institution folders, UNESCO Guide of accredited institution and assistance in the workflow modeling for the RVU.

  • Scientific Advisor
    November 2011 --- August 2014

    Design of the acquisition protocol for intrapartum ultrasound imaging of fetal head progression
    through the cervix; Development of numerical algorithm for automatic monitoring of labor;
    development of 3D animated video simulation of vaginal birth (
    Maintenance of relevant records; responsible for the relationships with stakeholder and investor;
    pitch presentation and results dissemination.

  • R&D engineer
    November 2011 --- August 2014
    Project management Software validation according to the CEI 62304 and certification according to MED DEV Implementation of ISO 13485 standards Echographic imaging Signal acquisition and processing Study and validation of numerical algorithms

  • Consultant
    May 2014 --- May 2014
    Special appointment for the dissemination of experimental results related to the activity "Laser fluence and exposure time effects on optoacoustic signal from gold nanorods for enhanced medical imaging" through a lecture at the IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference in Montevideo (Uruguay)

  • Postdoctoral fellow
    September 2010 --- October 2012
    • Echographic imaging • Experimental evaluation of nanostructured contrast agent • Technical reporting • Technologic transfer

  • PhD student - Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology Dept
    October 2006 --- October 2010
    • Image processing • 3D reconstruction • CFD analysis • Histology analysis • Technical writing • Presentation • Project and time management • Coordinating the clinical staff involved • Coordinating collateral collaborations

  • Intern
    March 2003 --- October 2003
    Development of a database for Italian Multicentric Study of Refractory Angina Pectoris


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingInnovative thinkingAdaptabilityEfficiencyProblem solvingResiliencyResult OrientedTrust


Self Assessment :
Medical devices R&D Phase I Scientific writingAnalytical methodsBiomedical EngineeringCardiovascular diseasesClinical trial managementData AnalysisDatabase design and maintenanceDeveloping Clinical Trial ProtocolsDiagnosticsEngineeringEnglishEthics submission and approval processEvent ManagementGrant WritingGrant Preparationgrant writing and designHealthcare industryInformaticsInstrument Validation ProtocolsInternational Project ManagementLife SciencesMatlabMechanicsNanotechnologyObstetrics and gynecologyPhotoshopPre-clinical researchPresentation SkillsProblem SolvingProduct developmentProduct managementProject CoordinationProject ManagementQuality SystemsR&DReport WritingResearchScientific WritingSearch literature on clinical trialsStart-upsTeamworkTechnical reportsTechnology transferTranslational Medicine
LinkedIn Assessment :
BiomechanicsCFDMatlabBiomedical EngineeringImage ProcessingEnglishANSYSMicrosoft OfficeBioengineeringItalianExcelWindowsModelingMicrosoft ExcelNumerical AnalysisChemical EngineeringMathematical ModelingR&DMaterials ScienceExperimentationSignal ProcessingNumerical SimulationSimulationsBiomaterialsCOMSOLNanotechnology

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Assure medical quality Interact with nurses Interact with physicians Interpret data Monitor a clinical study Technology research Use content management systems Write papers Write protocolsAdjust methodsAdverse event reportingArchive study documentsArchive trial documentation and correspondence.Assess product quality issuesAssign activitiesAttend seminarsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companybudgeting of R&D activitiesClinical data collectionCollaborate with medical teamCollaborate with PI and institution to respond to any audit findings and implement-approved recommendations.Collaborate with project teamCommunicate with investigatorCommunicate effectively on different company levelsConduct literature searches.Conduct university research Contribute medical, clinical expertise and scientific advice to all allied departments in local affiliate in particular support to the local clinical development team for timely execution of studies conducted in the affiliate and to DRA in interactions with authorities.Coordinate projectscoordinating research projectsData validationDesign clinical presentationDesign database Design exclusion criteriaDirect co-workers to achieve resultEnsure consistency between the protocol and CRFEthics committee submissionsFacilitate sponsor monitoring visitsFollow-up of internal auditsFollow-up of external auditsFollow-up of Quality Management System (QMS) processesHandle incidentsHandle callsIdentify risksInteract with nursesInteract with physiciansInterpret dataInterpret electrical schematicsInterpret research resultsInterpret scientific dataLiaise with doctors and other professionals throughout the studyLiaise with professionals in other divisions of the company as requiredLiaise with research teamlifescienceMaintain clinical evaluation reportsMaintain Key Account plansManage multiple projectsManage publication strategy of clinical trial resultsManage research projectsManuscript preparationManuscript preparation and reviewNegotiationOral presentationOrganise meetingsPrepare final reportPrepare internal auditsPrepare manuscriptPresent data at congressproject managementProvide support for scientific and/or technical projectsPublication of articlesR&DRead medical literatureRead medical literature to maintain current awareness and knowledgeResearch at universitiesRespond to audit findingsReview data interpretationReview quality control activitiesSelect investigatorsSelect contractors Select sitesSet up a clinical studySet-up quality policiesStorytellingTranslate clinical research concepts into specific objectivesTranslate strategy into operational plansWrite papersWritten presentation


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Bioengineering from Imperial College London in 2010
  • MPhil in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London in 2007
  • MSc Engineering in Computational Biomechanics from MIP-Politecnico Di Milano in 2005
  • Maturità Classica in Ancient Greek and Latin literature from Liceo Classico"B.Marzolla" Brindisi in 2000

Training and Certification

  • Chartered Industrial Engineer in 2006 Certification
  • Evaluator of the Energetic Performance of Buildings Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Clinical Research Coordinator Field Clinical Research Specialist Field Clinical Engineer Field Project Manager Product Manager Project Manager Project Engineer QA Engineer R&D engineer R&D manager researcher Study Start-up Specialist
  • Positions I am NOT interested in:
    Field Service Engineer Sales representative Sales Manager
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    80%-100% FTE
    BrightOwl employee :    80%-100% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Lecce, Italy


Driving License
  • Yes